In the Hollow of His Hand

In The Hollow Of His Hand

In The Hollow Of His Hand
Episode 14

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Pop was drowning and I was not there to save him; nobody was. A bead of sweat had formed on my forehead. Immediately, I messaged Pop to make sure he was okay. He responded in the affirmative. Bella had already replied my message. She wished me a happy resumption and she told me that she would give me a call at dusk.

Boredom sent me to dreamland almost immediately. The sound of the door woke me up; my roommate had arrived.

I observed for two minutes and I could tell that she was royalty; one who chose to attend this school because she needed to be away from home. I greeted her mum and everyone else in her entourage.

“Hello, I am Charis; your roommate. You are?” I asked.

“Hiya, I am Dianne. Pleased to meet you.” She replied in a polished British accent and with a smile.

“Same here. Settle in; we have a lot of time to interact with each other.” I said and returned the smile. I needed to sleep back if i didn’t want a headache.

“I look forward to that with pleasure.” She replied.

With that, I lay in bed pondering on what Pop was up to. I soon dozed off.


Two hours later, I awoke upon hearing the sound of a bell. I wondered what the bell was for since there wasn’t any place of worship beside my house. I scuffled to open my eyes in a bid to check the time. It was seven in the evening. I looked around my room as none of what I saw looked like my bedroom. Then it hit me – I was in school! I reluctantly stood up.

“Welcome back to Planet Earth.” Dianne greeted.

“Thanks roomie. Have you had any sleep?” I replied and asked whilst heading to the bathroom to wash my face.

“Nope I haven’t. I couldn’t. I’ve been arranging my things.” She responded.

“Okay. I think it is time for dinner; let us head to the cafeteria.” I said as I slipped into my casual evening wear.

In the Hollow of His Hand continues…

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